Stoke City have completed their sixth signing of the season, bringing Nigerian winger Victor Moses in on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.
Moses has struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge since moving from Wigan for £9 million in 2012 and spent last season on loan at Liverpool.
The 23-year-old, who can play on both flanks and in a more central attacking role, will bolster the attack of Mark Hughes’ side, following the signings of Mame Biram Diouf, Phil Bardsley, Steve Sidwell, Bojan Krkic and Dionatan Teixeira.
“We are delighted to have secured the services of such an exciting young talent in Victor,” Stoke’s chief executive Tony Scholes said.
“He will certainly add to our attacking options and from talking to him it’s obvious that he’s really excited about the prospect of making an impact in the Premier League with Stoke City.”
Moses, who started his career in England at Crystal Palace, started six Premier League games for Liverpool last season and featured in a further 13 from the bench, scoring his only goal on his debut against Swansea.
Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho, doesn’t seem to have room for Moses in his plans for this season, and a loan deal just might benefit the player, both clubs as well as his country.
The Super Eagles are due to kick off their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign at home to Rwanda, on September 6, and this move will probably fetch him a place in the squad for the game.